Disabilities come in all shapes and sizes—and they’re not only physical. If you’re dealing with a mental disorder that prevents you from working, you may qualify for Social Security benefits under either Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). The Social Security Administration maintains a list of qualifying mental disorders and the requirements for each. Drew L. Johnson, P.C. Attorneys at Law can help you understand whether or not your medical condition qualifies and can help you successfully apply for Social Security benefits to get you the financial assistance you need.
The Social Security Administration outlines a number of mental disorders which can qualify for Social Security if they are preventing you from working. These include anxiety disorders, depression and mood disorders, developmental and learning disabilities, and brain disorders like multiple sclerosis or traumatic brain injury. Even if your specific condition is not included on the list, you may still be able to qualify for benefits if you can demonstrate that your condition prevents you from performing unskilled labor.
Drew L. Johnson, P.C. Attorneys at Law is dedicated to helping people with disabilities improve their lives through Social Security benefits. We know all too well how frustrating and daunting the application process can be, which is why we’ll help you understand every step of the process. We’ll examine every aspect of your case to help you maximize your chances for getting the benefits you deserve to live a happy, healthy life.